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Kidderminster shop staff threatened with knife during robbery
3:57pm Monday 14th May 2012 in Kidderminster
A MEMBER of staff at a Kidderminster shop has been threatened with a knife during a robbery.
The incident happened at about 10.05am on Saturday, May 12, at Amsterdamned in Blackwell Street.
A man entered the store and asked for some items from behind the counter. He placed them in his jacket pocket and then produced a knife with which he threatened the shop worker before leaving without paying.
The man is described as white, about 5ft 7ins in height, slim and was wearing light blue baggy jeans, a black round neck long sleeved jumper and a red, black and white check, deer hunter style hat that covers the ears.
It followed another knife robbery earlier that morning at about 2.30am at Tasty Land on Comberton Hill, it is unknown if the robberies are linked.
Det Con Amy Kitosi-Isanga said: “We are eager to hear from anyone who was in the Blackwell Street area on Saturday morning and thinks they may have seen this man either approaching or leaving the shop, or thinks they know who he is.”
Anyone with information should contact DC Kitosi-Isanga on 0300 333 3000, quoting incident 202-S-120512, or independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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